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Printed: 24/10/2021
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Last updated: 01/07/2019

Youth justice family group conference

Youth justice family group conferences (YJ FGCs) are held when tamariki or rangatahi are alleged to have offended or once the charges have been proven. These are convened and facilitated by youth justice coordinators.

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